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Leftover Wine and Screwcap Coravin. Wait. What?

For those of us who can't (or won't) drink an entire bottle of wine in one sitting, "Leftover Wine" is a way of life.

A Weekend in Napa – A Phoenix Rises!

Michael invited me to join them at the winery for their 2016 vintage release party.

Living in Las Vegas – The Real is Surreal. Really!

Las Vegas can easily be considered a city just like any other city. We even have a Main Street. How much more Americana can you get?

What Wine Pairs with Ironing?

My favorite wine to pair with ironing is Rosé, no matter the season. In the summer, it's usually a Côtes de Provence because it's a light wine perfect for summer.

2016 Hug Cellars Pinot Noir – The Best This Year

Now that I've sipped a glass or two of this lovely Pinot, excuse me while I get a towel and a cigarette. Yeah. It's that good.

Tin City Block Party, Part One – Before the Party

Who knew that you'd have to have an appointment to interview some wineries on BLOCK PARTY WEEKEND?! Sheesh!

My Favorite Winery(ish) – Part Deux

Several years ago I wrote an article about the "largest winery" in Paso Robles. That "winery" is Albertsons, located at 3rd and Niblick, near the 101. That was Part One. We're baaaack!

Leftover Wine and Screwcap Coravin. Wait. What?

For those of us who can't (or won't) drink an entire bottle of wine in one sitting, "Leftover Wine" is a way of life.

What Wine Pairs with Ironing?

My favorite wine to pair with ironing is Rosé, no matter the season. In the summer, it's usually a Côtes de Provence because it's a light wine perfect for summer.

“Can” You Drink Wine? Yummy or No?

On more than one occasion, my nose has been known to tip upward a degree or two.

Spit or Swallow? A Tale of Two Sexes.

As I have discussed on several occasions with friends, guys naturally learn icky stuff. Who can hock a loogie the furthest? Who can most legibly write one's name in the snow? Who can flamethrow lit flatulence the furthest?

My Favorite Winery(ish) – Part Deux

Several years ago I wrote an article about the "largest winery" in Paso Robles. That "winery" is Albertsons, located at 3rd and Niblick, near the 101. That was Part One. We're baaaack!

A Weekend in Napa – A Phoenix Rises!

Michael invited me to join them at the winery for their 2016 vintage release party.

Road Trip! Southern Utah Beckons!

Unfortunately, many of their alcohol laws give the impression that they left Prohibition behind reluctantly and are making up for its absence with rather odious laws.

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2016 Hug Cellars Pinot Noir – The Best This Year

Now that I've sipped a glass or two of this lovely Pinot, excuse me while I get a towel and a cigarette. Yeah. It's that good.

Tin City Block Party, Part One – Before the Party

Who knew that you'd have to have an appointment to interview some wineries on BLOCK PARTY WEEKEND?! Sheesh!

My Favorite Winery(ish) – Part Deux

Several years ago I wrote an article about the "largest winery" in Paso Robles. That "winery" is Albertsons, located at 3rd and Niblick, near the 101. That was Part One. We're baaaack!

Leftover Wine and Screwcap Coravin. Wait. What?

For those of us who can't (or won't) drink an entire bottle of wine in one sitting, "Leftover Wine" is a way of life.

What Wine Pairs with Ironing?

My favorite wine to pair with ironing is Rosé, no matter the season. In the summer, it's usually a Côtes de Provence because it's a light wine perfect for summer.

“Can” You Drink Wine? Yummy or No?

On more than one occasion, my nose has been known to tip upward a degree or two.
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